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A male asked:

I get allergies/cold in the end of august every year. it's itchiness in my nose and throat, sneezing bouts, runny nose, mucus. pollen is low right now?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Molds?: I assume that you live in the Northeast and for that area, ragweed is likely the cause. On the other hand, pollen count reflects only the exposure within a short distance from the counting station and thus may not actually reflect your own exposure. Other possibilities- Mold counts are also high in the fall (b) you may have become allergic to new allergens.

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